Exiting GOP Rep Takes Gig With Anti-LGBTQ Hate Group

The far-right Washington Times reports:

The Family Research Council said Tuesday that outgoing Rep. Jody Hice, Georgia Republican, will join the conservative Christian organization in January as a senior adviser to longtime President Tony Perkins.

Mr. Hice, a former Southern Baptist pastor in Georgia before serving in Congress, said in an interview he was “extremely honored and excited to be able to join the FRC team starting in January.”

The four-term House member mounted an unsuccessful bid for Georgia’s Secretary of State position.

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Hice, one of many Trump-backed candidates who flamed out this year, was urged by Trump to run for the Georgia post in order to further Trump’s bid to overturn the 2020 election result there. Hice will be joining Madison Cawthorn and Louie Gohmert in leaving Congress next week.